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Social Security Disability Benefits for Mental Conditions Archives

Alcoholism and Supplemental Security Disability Insurance

Alcoholism is a very serious illness that is difficult to treat and overcome. Even when people are able to stop drinking, the past chronic use can have very lasting and harmful effects on the body. Scientists have cited at least 60 diseases often diagnosed as a result of alcohol consumption, sometimes years later.

TBI can cause physical, mental and social impairments

The human brain is an extremely powerful organ in our bodies. In fact, it is arguably the most powerful and definitely the most complex. It controls and regulates every other organ in the body and allows all of our different systems to work simultaneously. When the cognitive abilities are considered, it is what separates us from every other animal by allowing us to recognize, interpret and analyze feelings, concepts and more.